If artistic inspiration is what you’re seeking, look no further than Fort Wayne’s variety of galleries. Here is an overview:
- Artlink: Artlink is a non-profit contemporary art gallery, whose mission is to feature emerging and mid-career artists and provide educational programs for the community. Artlink holds eight exhibitions each year in the main gallery. The gallery recently moved from its previous location on East Berry Street to its current home in the Auer Center for the Arts. Artlink holds twenty exhibitions each year in the feature galleries.
- Freidel’s Fine Art: Located just west off downtown, at 1430 W. Main St, this gallery features local artists with a huge selection of art including jewelry, sculptures, paintings, photography, handbags, 100 percent soy candles, and more.
- Lotus Yoga, Wellness & Gallery: Part yoga studio, part wellness center, and part gallery– Lotus offers a chance to reconnect. The gallery features the work of local artists in a variety of media. Monthly art openings offer a chance to meet the artists behind the work.
- Orchard Gallery: The Orchard Gallery is owned, managed and staffed by local artists. Throughout the year, a portion of the gallery is dedicated to month-long featured exhibits highlighting individual work of both members and other artists from around the region.. Non-member artists are invited to participate in specialty exhibits. The Orchard Gallery offers a wide range of fine art for home decor, office and gift-giving. Prices are reasonable, and admission is FREE.
- Castle Gallery: Located in the heart of the historic and eclectic West Central neighborhood, at 1202 W. Wayne St., the Castle Gallery boasts three floors of art and beautiful architecture. The building itself is a marvel, designed in the Richardsonian Romanesque style. Currently, the gallery features an exhibit called “In Living Color,” which showcases the work of national artists.
- Jeffery R. Krull Gallery: Libraries aren’t just for books. You can discover some great art at ours! The Jeffrey R. Krull Gallery is located at the Allen County Public Library’s Main Branch directly inside the West entrance. This gallery often features the work of local art students.
So, there you have it..several opportunities to get inspired. Don’t forget to spread the good vibes!